The Goethe-Institut is named after the renowned German scholar Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. It is a non-profit German cultural institution operational worldwide, promoting the study of the German language abroad and encouraging international cultural exchange and relations.

The Goethe-Institut also fosters knowledge about Germany by providing information on German culture, society and politics. This includes not only the exchange of films, music, theatre, literature, and the like, but also the values of civil society.  

The Goethe-Zentrum Coimbatore is a part of the Coimbatore Indo German Cultural Association (CIGCA). The main aim of the Goethe-Zentrum is promoting the German Language and Culture in and around Coimbatore. This centre works in strict alignment with the Goethe-Institut while planning and executing the German language courses and examinations.

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